Andy is the headteacher at St Nicholas C of E Primary School in Blackpool and a National Leader of Education. He has been in education for 30 years originally starting teaching in Birmingham in 1988. Andy has set up and runs the Blackpool Teaching School Alliance which is working with the Blackpool Opportunity Area and wider education community to improve the life chances of children and young people in Blackpool. Andy is also the National President of the National Association of Headteachers, stepping up to the Presidency on 4th May. He is a strong advocate for School Business Leaders being senior school leaders.